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Sep 24, 2012 2:00am PDT
cities. that means the suburbs are definitely in the 30s. look at detroit, you dropped down to 39d. green bay, 37. chicago, 42. only rainy spot in the country in the inner mountain west. salt lake city has a few showers and idaho. overall, a quiet morning, little chilly. this afternoon will be beautiful. time of year where you have to dress in the layers. get up in the morning with a jacket or long sleeve on, in the afternoon you want short sleeves. once again today, many areas with sunshine. should be a very nice monday. no travel trouble whatsoever. >> thanks. definitely feeling like fall. >>> drivers still feeling the pinch, the elusive iphone 5 and gummy borms instead of corn feed. your first look at business headlines is straight ahead. >>> coming up, controversial ending between the pats and ravens, and the pay dirt at nascar. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] if you stash tissues like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 3:00am PDT
ahead, supposed to be a documentary about detroit's come back. funny thing happened on the way to the movie. film makers found something far different. we talk to one of the directors behind this film that got buzz at sun dance. don't miss willie's weekend review. >>> first, bill has a look at the weekend. >> looking nice in a few spots. we always have the trouble areas. get to that in a second. starting with the morning commute, in the heart of it, in areas of new england it is raining on and off. we are getting better in connecticut. new york, massachusetts, sliding into vermont. how does the weekend look. that storm will exit new england. a new storm brewing in the northern great lakes. the rainy weather, texas on the gulf coast this weekend, you are the ones that could get drenched. here is the forecast for the weekend. starting with today, rain develops late day, dallas, san antonio, eventually to houston. gorgeous in northern plains. west coast, enjoy it, beautiful weather for the weekend, you'll be hot in l.a. next weekend, could be in the 100s, be prepared for that. as far as
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
stance on the auto bailout. >> he was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. i think he saw it the bain way. i mean this sincerely. he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write offs. folks, the bain way may bring your firm the highest profits, but it's not the way to lead our country from the highest office. >> to help us separate fact from fiction is the "the washington post" fact checker. good to see you. good morning. as we did last week with mitt romney's speech we want to remind everybody you don't assign -- joe biden said mitt romney was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. >> there was a headline on an opinion article that romney wrote that used the word bankruptcy let detroit go bankrupt but he was talking about a managed bankruptcy, essentially what the obama administrations ended up doing. however most experts do say that if managed bankruptcy had been tried at the time romney suggested it, it probably wouldn't have worked. >> the vice president attacked mitt romney's tax plan. let me play that. >> governor romney believes it's okay to raise taxes on middle class by $2,000 in ord
MSNBC
Aug 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
perino said, it's a sign that detroit continues to adopt and evolve and address the change in consumer tastes and attitudes. and i think that they're adapting well. that was seven months before president obama took the oath of office. the wheels were in motion. the wheels of bankruptcy were already in motion for the entire automobile industry, and there were no takers. general motors had cut 71,000 jobs since 2008. general motors had lost more than $54 billion since 2005. now, on november 18th, just several months after that quote from dana perino, mitt romney wrote infamously in the detroit free press, let detroit go bankrupt. in other words, let them die. the engine, one of the biggest engines of the united states economy was told, you're on your own. get out of here. the republicans still can't decide what they want to this day. ryan actually wanted the president to micromanage a plant that closed before he took office. at the same time, romney and other republicans wanted to liquidate the entire industry. >> it could have gone back more effectively and sooner had they take
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
when the state needed him at a critical time. >> when my opponent said we should just let detroit go bankrupt, that would have meant walking away from an industry that supports one in eight ohio jobs. it supports businesses in 82 of 88 ohio counties. so when he said that, i said, no, i'm going to bet on america. i'm betting on american workers. >> ohio's 7.2% unemployment rate is directly linked to the auto rescue, the loan. romney's campaign will live to regret "let detroit go bankrupt," that editorial, that of course he pinned in a detroit newspaper. according to cnn, a longtime gop strategist called obama's advantage on the automobile loan a kick in the blanks for the romney campaign. you can fill in the blanks for yourself. i think you know what he said. romney is also still struggling to undo the damage done by ads highlighting his record at bain capital. the obama campaign and super pacs flooded the airwaves in ohio with ads, pushing romney's anti-working man image. one particular ad was especially damaging. >> out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage, gat
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 2:00am PDT
hoffa has now led to the trif way of a home near detroit. a tip from a dying man was credible enough for authorities to announce they'll test the soil samples from underneath the driveway though they doubt any remains found would actually be from the former teamster's boss. >>> and if you thought google maps were a good way to get around town. check this out. users can now navigate their way underwater. the pictures of coral reefs are displayed much like the street view feature. pretty cool there. >>> all right, now here's your "first look" at politics. mitt romney told an audience in ohio they should not look forward to a huge cut in taxes if he's elected. romney said that's because he will also lower deductions and exemptions. >>> in an interview with "politico," newt gingrich had some debate advice for romney. gingrich says that when he faces president obama, mr. romney should "not be hostile but be assertive, clear, and direct and not back off." >>> campaigning with mitt romney in ohio yesterday was mike row, the host of "dirty jobs." the two agreed that creating jobs is the most
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
accomplishments. >> osama bin laden is dead. >> reporter: plus, the auto bailout, detroit building more cars. >> today they can't build them fast enough because we reinvented a dying auto industry that's back on the top of the world. >> reporter: the bulk of this speech aimed at the middle class. >> i refuse to ask middle class families to give up their deductions for owning a home or raising their kids just to pay for another millionaire's tax cut. >> reporter: the president called for a million new manufacturing jobs, cutting the growth of college tuition in half and reducing the deficit by $4 trillion. >> i ask you tonight for your vote. >> reporter: if he gets another chance. today, it's back on the campaign trail to new hampshire. new hampshire's one of the eight battleground states where mitt romney's rolling out 15 new ads today. the conventions are now over, and as he says in that ad, the race is on. lynn? >> all right, tracie, thanks. last night on msnbc's special convention coverage, republican strategist steve schmidt told rachel maddow and the coverage team he thought presid
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:00am PDT
. chicago's loss is detroit's game. doug fister made american league history, struck out nine straight. tigers held on to win it 5-4. >>> and finally, the mets r.a. dickie picked up the 20th win of the year. everybody is talking about travis snyder. a shot deep to ride. snyder tracked it down. scaled the fence like spiderman and made the grab. cool, calm and collected. snyder hauled it in. that is not only the catch of the day, that is the catch of the year. that's your "first look" at sports. have a great weekend. i'm fred roggin. >>> and now for another look at your weather, here is bill karins with our favorite forecast. that is our weekend. >> it is. so happy is the weekend coming up. today we're dealing with a rainy morning throughout all of new england. this shield of green is just an area of rain from albany down through the hudson valley and connecticut and massachusetts. you're going to deal with that for your morning commute. more hit and miss showers later in the day. the worst of it is definitely this morning in areas of new england. late this afternoon and another
MSNBC
Sep 5, 2012 10:00am PDT
, mitt romney, let detroit go bankrupt. the president, not on my watch. those are clear differences. mitt romney on his position on tax cuts for the most fortunate. the president, we got to make sure kids can afford to go to college. clear differences on policy. and i do believe and what i tried to say last night and this is true for the campaign going forward, there is going to be an unforeseen crisis, challenge or conflict that we can't see, it's going to come to the white house, it's going to land on that white house desk like a thud. whose values and whose judgment do you want and leadership in that oval office at that desk at that moment in time? a person who said to detroit and was wrong, not just said, if we followed his path, we would have lost a million manufacturing jobs in this country. if we had followed his path on housing, where he said just let it hit bottom, we would be wrong. lot of people are refinancing today because of the decisions the president made so they can hold on to their home. i think at every place, you have a clear distinction, clear choice, different paths
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
when mitt romney said detroit should go bankrupt, you're going to hear about ending the war in iraq, he's going to say that thing about every american getting their fair shot and every american doing their fair share and every american playing by the rules. if you're a fan, a fan enough to go to a speech like this, you likely know what you're going to hear in broad strokes. today, today on the campaign trail, there was this moment in ohio where the crowd totally thought that president obama was going somewhere that he was not actually going. they started to audibly react as if he was talking about something that they pretty clearly really wanted him to talk about. but he was not going where they thought he was. listen. >> now, there was one person at governor romney's convention last week who wasn't entirely on script. no, no -- >> no, no. the crowd is sort of half booing and half starting to applaud. in a little excitement that president obama is about to talk about the offscript guy from last week, right? he's going to talk about this clint eastwood thing, but that's not what the
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 2:30am PDT
stories have taken us around the country to detroit and portland, oregon. this year, we didn't have to go any further than boston. there, we found a really unique program, a venture aksel lccele that's run by college students. they have the right idea educating entrepreneurs and getting them funding to grow their companies. 22 small business owners. >> our product will be the first organic, low-calorie ready to drink cocktail on the market. >> each one making a pitch for funding. and the most amazing thing. >> we have done a real lot with a real little. >> some of these pictures aren't even out of college yet. >> the marketing is essential. >> this pitchathon is part of a unique program called idea, a business accelerator that is developing new entrepreneurs at northeastern university in boston. >> it is a little bit nerve-racking to get up in front of all those people. every step is bringing me closer to my goal of launching this product. >> idea was born almost three years ago and from the beginning, the emphasis was on empowering students. >> the secret behind idea is a core group o
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
. what was mitt romney saying we should do? let detroit go bankrupt. what did mitt romney and paul ryan propose with respect to social security a number of years ago? let's privatize it. well, you just cited the statistics about the collapse in the retirement system. the american people lost about a third of their savings. if we listened to mitt romney and paul ryan on social security, people would have had nothing. so it's not only that the president had an economy in freefall, stopped it and turned the corner. it's that if we listened to the other guys, we would be in a world of hurt. >> what diz the congressman say to people who may not be better off today? the numbers are 23 million americans out of work. it has been high unemployment, although it has come down since president obama has taken office. we're headed in the right direction, but what do you communicate to people who may not be better off today? >> the president has made clear, even though we made progress from where we were, we still have a long way to go. and the president proposed another round of a jobs bill. he
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 3:00pm PDT
in the midwest. i worked in detroit most of the early part of my adult life. remember, this is the mitt romney who said the automatic industry just go bankrupt. when you look outside of detroit, of course, michigan but ohio depends on those jobs. as a matter of fact, throughout the midwest, most of the jobs, whether it's the automotive industry or not directly, there are indirect jobs related. glass, plastic, rubber, you name it. textiles, so that does not surprise me. because i think what white, working class, particularly men, understand, i would rather have a black friend in the white house than a whiten me and i've raised that question with unions i've spoke to. you've got to ask yourself that question. you my understand. labor has a friend. working people have a friend in the white house. they do not have a friend with mitt romney. >> well, patricia, staying on that for a minute, also in the area of health care, something that i think people are getting beyond a racial divide because we all are concerned about our health and insurance. now, in the "60 minutes" interview with r
MSNBC
Sep 12, 2012 2:30am PDT
streak. detroit is two games behind the white sox. the red hot as taking on the angels. as ul a run in the ninth. coco crisp, a little insurance. beat the angels, 6-5. the as won five in a row. they are three games behind texas in the a.l. west. what about the philadelphia phillies? haven't given them much thought. rollens crushes one. phillies beat the marlins. they have won six in a row. left for dead, now four games out in the wild card race. they are back at the .500 mark for the first time since june 4th. one american diplomat is dead. american consulate and embassy coming under attack. the latest in a few minutes. >>> we huddle around the water cooler to watch first lady michelle obama on the dr. oz show. we'll be right back. >>> we told you at the top of the show, u.s. diplomatic sights in egypt and libya were targets of protest with at least one american staff member dead in benghazi. the worst attack on the u.s. embassy came september 17, 2008 when al qaeda militants fired on the american embassy. 17 people killed in those strikes including one american civili civilian. 25 peo
MSNBC
Sep 20, 2012 2:00am PDT
, michigan and the detroit area as well. we will see, i'd say about an inch or so of rain from the thunderstorms and the showers and storms continue across florida. as we go into tomorrow, this front loses a lot of steam. it shouldn't bring the northeast a lot of rain as we go into your friday. veronica? >> housing sparks. mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the richest of them all? your "first look" at business headlines is straight ahead. >>> coming up, history chases and a fond farewell for one american coach. you are watching "first look" on msnbc. now, that's what i call a test drive. silverado! the most dependable, longest lasting, full-size pickups on the road. so, what do you think? [ engine revs ] i'll take it. [ male announcer ] it's chevy truck month. now during chevy truck month, get 0% apr financing for 60 months or trade up to get the 2012 chevy silverado all-star edition with a total value of $8,000. hurry in before they're all gone! yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a c
MSNBC
Sep 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
times"? obama's wrong. let detroit go bankrupt. this was a guy who was using his greatest name-recognition strength to try and take president obama down. that was in april of 2008. >> john, we're going to try to take the onion skin off of some of this. some of them revised history leaving out the inconvenient fact that the republican party spent the past 3 1/2 years refusing any opportunity to compromise with president obama. anyway, for example, ryan put the blame for the country's credit downgrade squarely on the shoulders of president obama. let's listen. >> it began with a perfect aaa credit rating for the united states. it ends with a downgraded america. >> the reason the country's debt rating was downgraded is everyone who watches this program and others on msnbc and read the newspapers know, it had a lot to do with the republican congress playing a dangerous game of chicken over the debt, refusing to compromise. here is what he said about the simpson-bowles debt commission. this is again paul ryan skating around the truth. >> he created a new bipartisan debt commission.
MSNBC
Sep 13, 2012 2:00am PDT
. detroit beat chicago 8-6. they're a game back. don't look now, but the phillies are back in the play-off race. left for dead, the phils were major sellerses at the trade deadline. jimmy rollins with the go-ahead homer, beating the marlins 3-1. rangers have been in the hunt since opening day. a victory over the indians. adrian beltre making a late push for mvp, his 32nd homer. rangers win 5-2. forget tebowing, that's a thing of the past. a new pose called griffining, born on sunday when robert griffin was seen celebrating from the seat of his pants. now everyone is doing it. everyone is griffoning. that's your first look at sports. i'm fred roggin. >> griffining. good to know. here is meteorologist todd santos with the weather channel forecast. >>> hey, a beautiful day for everybody. going to be playing outside, getting football in at least with some friends. did want to mention areas where you may be dealing with showers for the morning commute. a lot of activity to your north. a few lightning strikes, chicago, down to st. louis, better chance for showers to get into your area. more
MSNBC
Sep 14, 2012 2:00am PDT
toward or down toward philly may see a chance for showers later tonight at 1:00 or 2:00. detroit you are getting showers for your morning commute. not big time heavy rain, but enough to get the windshield wipers on. there are breaks in the showers as you channel back toward the west. we'll likely see it fill in across the state of ohio. daytime heating will help get the showers going. the on shore flow on the east coast. we'll talk about a few other showers and the temperatures you can expect when you step out the door. >> thank you. >>> stimulus and wall street. the creative motion frowned upon by police. your look at business headlines is straight ahead. >>> the packers get back on track. no news is bad news for the nhl. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. up. a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying an
MSNBC
Sep 12, 2012 2:00am PDT
made up a game on the white sox. cabrera smashed a home run. detroit won, 5-3, they trail chicago. the mets wore first responder nypd hats during batting practice. this team belonged to the team in red, white and blue. the gnats won after a 5-3 victory. if you build it, they will come. that's what seattle is hoping. they plan to build an arena to house an nhl team. soccer head coach guaranteed a winning team usa deliver in a game to make or break the world cup. they beat jamaica, 1-0. hercules gomez made the goal. the next qualifier, october 12th. >>> finally, a serious case of bieber fever. they offered the pop star a one-year contract. bieber is canadian, so he's got to be good at hockey. bieber on ice could be the best hockey you see all winter. that's your first look at sports, i'm fred roggin. >>> now for a look at the weather, here is todd santos with the weather channel forecast. good morning, again. >> better him than myself on ice. hey, you know, i mentioned temperature. big differences for especially the eastern half of the country. a couple degrees warmer than yesterday
MSNBC
Sep 18, 2012 12:00am PDT
votes of democrats in chicago, detroit and cleveland, i predict that we will win. that this national nightmare will be over. >> let's turn to barry lynn, executive director of americans united for separation of church and state, who obviously was at that conference as an observer, not a participant, i might add. what does this tell us about the republican ticket that they proudly embrace this kind of talk? >> they are absolutely desperate. there's no question that what they need now is to convince evangelical christians that even if mitt romney isn't really a christian, he's christian enough to vote for over president obama. i wrote in "the washington post" last winter when push comes to shove, this election is going to come down not just to the economy, but to religion. what we heard was speaker after speaker and workshop after workshop is how do we bring these hot button social issues, put them front and center so the core conservative voters will know who to vote for. they are desperate. >> is it true they help clinics to explain to people at the pulpit on sunday and how to maneuv
MSNBC
Sep 5, 2012 3:00pm PDT
important to us. right now in detroit, another town i've lived in 20 years, people are back to work because of barack obama saved the auto industry. not the level they'd like to, but in the right direction. >> two of tonight's featured speakers are former bain capital employees randy johnson and s cindy ewing. they've both appeared on this show to talk about the record. watch this. >> to me it's simple. it's profits before people. i don't think he's in touch for the reality of what it means to be on the shop floor. he's never been a manager on a shop floor. he's never done anything but produced profits for the rich. >> i really, really find his claims he created jobs to be offensive. because the jobs he created were entry-level service and retail positions. they were not jobs that gave people a living wage where they could support their families, send their kids to school. the jobs he eliminated in our plant absolutely were. >> these are two of the speakers tonight. do you expect a harsh attack on bain tonight? >> i certainly think they will continue to talk about what is private eq
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 8:00am PDT
. millions of jobs up and down the supply chain. when the pundit said not to. they said let detroit go bankrupt. mitt romney went to detroit. manufacturing is the backbone in communities across ohio. they gave up on manufacturing jobs. more than 50,000 manufacturing jobs have been created across ohio during that administration. more than 500,000 across the country. i think that ohio in many ways is a microcosm of the challenges that the nation face oefrd the past four years and how we've begun to overcome them. >> meanwhile as you make those strong distinction points, mitt romney is making case elsewhere in ohio that it can't afford four more years of the president. this isn't on the plane. hopefully you'll be able to hear better. >> do we want four more years where every single year the take home pay goes down? >> no! >> do we want four more years of trillion-dollar deficits? >> no. >> so, ben, mitt romney has raised $6 million to president obama's $2.8 million. the super pacs as i know you're aware has fire power to release. when that happens in conjunction with the debates, do you f
MSNBC
Sep 12, 2012 2:00pm PDT
detroit, ohio. what percentage of your workers, men and women, owe their jobs directly or indirectly to the success of the american auto industry? >> the center for automotive research in detroit said 850,000 jobs in a state of 11 million people, ohio, 850,000 jobs are connected directly or indirectly with autos. it's not just the plant that makes the chevy cruise in youngstown or the plant that assembles the jeep wrangler in liberty, in toledo, it's the supply chain, the auto dealers, the machinists and people that fix cars, the people that drive the trucks that move the car parts and the cars around. it's a zillion car parts manufacturers. the chevy cruise, for example, much is made in ohio from the glass -- or from the transmission to the wheels to the steel. one thing after another. it's clear that when we fought for the auto rescue, that that was all about jobs in ohio. that's really governor romney and my opponent's problem is they oppose the auto rescue. they don't quite know how to back off that. >> well, where is -- the guy up against you, mandel, he was against the auto bailou
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
detroit man tells police he believes he saw hoffa's body being buried 35 years ago. investigators will take soil samples from beneath a detroit driveway to determine if a body is buried there. jimmy hoffa was last seen in 1975. despite a number of searches over the years, his body has not been found even when they built the new giants stadium which was the great rumor for so long. >>> today's deep dive. more evidence that money will not decide this race. four months there was hand wringing about high money donors and contributors that wrote big checks in 2008 would sit in the sidelines in 2012 and a big money deficit would make a difference in a tight presidential race. back in early february, the president reversed a long held position on super pacs signaling they should pony up and to democrats it was safe to ask for outside money themselves. he teased the decision in an interview with nbc's matt lauer. >> if you ask me would i love to take some of the big money out of politics? i would. unfortunately right now partly because of supreme court rulings and a bunch of decisions out ther
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2012 4:30am PDT
have taken us around the country to detroit and portland, oregon, but this year we didn't have to go any further than boston. there we found a unique program, a venture accelerator run by college students. the organization has the right idea when it comes to educating entrepreneurs and i'm getting them some funding to grow their companies. ♪ 22 small business owners -- >> our product will be the first organic low calorie ready to drink cocktails on the market. >> each making a pitch. >> looking for 2$250 had you,00. >> the most amazing thing. >> we have's done a lot with a little. >> some of these pictures aren't even out of college yet. >> the marketing is essential. >> that pitch-a-thon is part of a business accelerator developing new entrepreneurs at northeastern university in boston. >> even though it's a little nerve-racking to get up in front of all those people it's also real exciting and every little step is bringing me closer to my goal of launching this product. >> idea was born almost three years ago and from the beginning the emphasis was on empowering students. >> the
MSNBC
Sep 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
left before it was going to lapse and implode, let detroit go bankrupt. the president had another four-letter word -- or four-word statement, not on my watch. one guy who said i want to give tax cuts to the best and well-off in our country, another president -- a different view, the president, i'm going to make sure kids who start going to college get tax credits and support so they can go to college. one person who said when it came to homeowners who were struggling to hold on, middle class who were trying to hold onto their home, let it bottom other. another view, by president obama, which was no we're going to help you try to refinance to hold onto your home. those are clear distinctions of philosophy. the president clearly understands the frustration the american people feel. "a," that the economy is not moving to the pace and the ability that it needs to. and he is working on that because his economy focussed on the middle class. "b," they are very frustrated with washington. and the determination of some to tear down policies rather than try to build up this country. and that to
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2012 11:00am PDT
going to get better in the next three months. >> and the narrative. here's the "detroit free press," about the tape recording about the 47%. the headline, romney's 47% remark, will it sink the campaign? joe scarborough, how much trouble is the romney campaign in this morning and what change it is? >> they're in a lot of trouble this morning but thank god that the election is about 47 days off. they are tied in the nal polls and we republicans believe we conservatives still believe that a rising tide lifts all boats. we've got four debates coming up. i personally think romney is a very calculating, data-driven guy. you tell him you got 90 seconds to aps a question on libya. he's going to have a good answer. he's going to do well in the deets baits. i think ryan is going to do well in the debates. we've got a long way to go. it's not over. that said, the trajectory of the campaign has to change. this has been a horrific week for him even the romney people behind the scenes will tell you. the libya press conference was a nightmare for him, even worse than the 47% video. they've got to
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2012 9:00am PDT
let detroit go bankrupt and let the auto industry collapse and that has pretty much done them in ohio. the reason that pennsylvania and michigan are off the table is similar. you can't win that working class vote while saying hey, the industry that you work in should be gone. >> well -- >> just be careful about saying off the table. you know, or did him in ohio, because these things do have a way of changing sometimes and ohio has been a pretty conservative state for a long time and some of the demographic groups that obama does well with are not very present -- >> and the voter i.d. issue is very much alive in ohio and whether or not they're going to be enough, you know, polling booths, whether or not there will be enough absentee ballots or early ballot goss out. in a straight level playing field in ohio this is obama's to lose. >> well, look, the president has a great message to take to each one of these states. in ohio maybe manufacturing jobs, in florida it's medicare. this is something team obama said we relish the fight, the debate over medicare, the president talked about
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
to dig into a driveway at a detroit home today or tomorrow and take a soil sample. a dying man claims he saw someone bury a both body there just hours after hoffman disappeared in 1975. radar shows there is something under that concrete. >>> on the united airlines flight from chicago, several people had to tackle an unruly passenger who reportedly began pacing around the cabin, grabbing women and harassing people. he was tied up with belts and passengers actually applauded after the flight landed in california and he was arrested. >>> the number of people who owe student loans is skyrocketing. doubling in just the last 20 years. a new pugh center analysis i finds one in five households now owes student loan debt and that number jumps to 40% for any household headed by someone under 35. the average balance, almost $27,000. >>> speaking of money. there's a halloween spending free apparently coming up. amanda drury is here with what's moving your money. i guess they think there's going to be record money spent on halloween? >> uh-huh. record money. >> candy. >> $8 billion apparent
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 8:00am PDT
all different kinds from inner city detroit to the bering straits of alaska to indian reservations to all different kinds of districts. and we've had success across all of those different types. i can't say that every single school is successful, but every type of school we've shown a great deal of success and have done a lot of research to show that the gains that are possible, if you simply decide to take the achievement of every single kid very seriously. >> there are gains, but there has also been criticism, bob, people say this program does sacrifice individuality or creativity, that education is more than just the basics of math and reading. so how can schools ensure creative diversity but also ensure the basic comprehension skills for math and reading so that they can compete not just with students inside our own country but when we think globally about the students around the world? >> i think the experience that kids actually have and the teachers actually have in success for all are exactly what every parent would want for their kids. it's way more than just math and reading
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
problems surrounding the league-hired replacement refs. >>> soil samples from a detroit area backia are being tested to see if jimmy hoffa is buried there. police removed soil and clay in a search for any evidence of human remains. >>> and out west they're calling it carmageddon 2 in los angeles. traffic is expected to be snarled through the weekend as a ten-mile stretch of the 405 freeway is being closed to rebuild a bridge there. >>> and former "new york times" publisher arthur solzberger has died. sulzberger's family bought the times in 1896. he ran the paper himself for more than three decades. arthur sulzberger was 86 years old. >>> a local race caught our attention this week. it's going down in iowa there is a heavy campaign to unseat state supreme court justice david wiggins. wiggins is one of the seven iowa justices who took part in the 2009 decision legalizing same-sex marriage in this state. now national republican figures have joined the no wiggins tour as it's being dubbed to urge voters to replace wiggins. three other justices were ousted by a similar campaign back in 2010.
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2012 1:00pm PDT
do nothing. we're not going to let detroit go bankrupt or lordstown or toledo. i stood with american workers, american -- i'll make that bet any day of the week and because of that bet, three years later, that bet is paying off for america! >> the toledo rally is part of the president's pregame tour gearing up for the democratic national convention starting tomorrow in charlotte, north carolina. first lady, live there on the stage. ca carrying out her walk through. over the weekend, his travels took him to the battleground of colorado where the president offered his take on last week's republican convention. >> it was a rerun. it could have been on nick at nite. we've seen it before. you might as well have watched it on a black an white tv with some rabbit ears. those ideas don't work. they didn't work then. they won't work now. >> good one, mr. president, but don't be silly. mitt romney's not living in mayberry, no, he's up in one of his quantity towns of wolfeboro, new hampshire. able to enjoy a day of carefree boating on the marina courtesy of the dividends he's been living off fo
MSNBC
Sep 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
not just detroit but what percentage owe their success to the american auto industry? >> $850,0850,000 jobs are conne directly or indirectly with autos. it's not just the plant that makes the chef chevies in youngs town but it's the machinists that fix cars and the people who drive the trucks that move the car parts or trucks around. it's a zillion car parts manufacturers and the chevy, much of is it made in ohio, from the transmission to the windows to the steel. it's kwleer when we fought for the auto rescue, that was all about jobs in ohio and that's really governor romney and my opponent's problem. they don't though how to back off that. >> the guy up against you, mandela, he was against the auto rescue, right? >> well, he called me unamerican for supporting it so i guess you would come to that conclusion, yeah. >> i think you're going to like this ad, senator. trying to portray romney successfully as a businessman that cares more about the bottom line than the average men or women out there working. let's look at this ad. >> out of the blue one day we were told to build a 30-foot
MSNBC
Sep 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 1:00pm PDT
him talk about was his position to vote to let detroit go bankrupt. you didn't hear him repeat that if we stepped in and i, quote, general motors would be the living dead. you didn't hear limb say that last week. folks, you can't say you're going to create jobs in the united states of america when you are willing to let 1 million jobs go under by the lick questionedation of the automobile plants that he suggested. i dn ts en wo't t alth i ot bu cyn try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured b
MSNBC
Sep 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
, go ahead. >> and be specific. >> be specific. a former staffer telling the detroit free press that after seeing the newly surfaced clip, granholm said she laughed so hard her stomach hurt. >>> one question you hear on the campaign trail, are you better off than you were four years ago about that today flash book. four years exactly to september 15th, 2008. >> on the broadcast tonight, meltdown. the american financial system is rocked to its foundation as top wall street institutions top he will under a mountain of debt. coming up tonight, how did it happen. what's next. and how safe is your money. and today wall street had one of its worst days on record. average lost 504 points on the day's trading. one of the largest point drops in history. nasdaq was down more than 81 points. s&p lost 59 points in today's trading. >> our economy i think still the fundamentals of you're economy are strong, but these are very, very difficult times. >> many have cited that remark from senator john mccain about the country's situation as a key turning point in his campaign, especially since it came
MSNBC
Sep 17, 2012 9:00am PDT
about the auto bailout. those same things when mitt romney said let's let detroit go bankrupt, have a conversation about the auto bailout, about foreign policy and now that obama administration has not run from their record which was the assumption, which would be done, now the republicans are left flat footed wow, he has some answers and they then do not have answers to those. >> in fact, we did build it. >> we're also learning something through this process about romney as a manager and leader he was a turn around specialist is a myth. we ran a series of stories a couple weeks ago showing what romney did at bain wasn't turn around companies, he didn't even care about turning around the companies. what he did was go in and suck value out of the companies before they collapsed and he got his money whether they collapsed or not. he doesn't have experience in managing. he wouldn't know anything about the business hess was running. he was proud of that fact. other people do that. they took out the money and got out of dodge before the companies fell apart. the idea he's a managerial ex
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
floor of a shed at a detroit home after tests revealed a shift in the soil. 35 years ago a man told police he saw a body buried be neath the driveway there. >>> the man behind the anti-islamic film that sparked the protests in multiple countries has been jailed. a california judge ordered his arrest after authorities said he violatesed his probation from an earlier offense. the filmmaker could face up to two years in prison for lying to authorities about his identity and using false names. >>> china has expelled disgraced politician bo xilai from the communist party as he faces prosecution on criminal charges. bo was at the center of one of china's biggest political scandals in decades involving corruption charges and his wife's involvement in the murder of a british national. >>> how can we improve our relations in the middle east? congressman keith ellison coming up next on "andrea mitchell reports." her dietitian, and last year, she wasn't eating so well. so i recommended boost complete nutritional drink to help her get the nutrition she was missing. and now she drinks it every d
MSNBC
Sep 4, 2012 2:00am PDT
. what was mitt romney saying we should do? let detroit go bankrupt what did mitt romney and paul ryan propose with respect to social security a number of years ago? let's privatize it. you just cited the statistics about the collapse in the retirement system. the american people lost about a third of their savings, if we listened to mitt romney and paul ryan on social security, people would have had nothing. >> each night, veteran talk host, ed schultz, tackles the issues that matter most to americans. don't miss it at 8:00 p.m. eastern on msnbc. >>> well elsewhere according to the latest gallup poll, republican presidential candidate mitt romney's acceptance speech at the gop convention in tampa last week scored a record low with americans. only 38% of americans surveyed rated romney's speech as excellent or good, the lowest rating of any of the eight speeches gallup has tested since bob dole's gop acceptance speech in 1996. 16% rated the romney address as poor or terrible. >>> it has been a week since isaac slammed into the gulf coast and still, tens of thousands of people are in th
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:30am PDT
remain nearly perfect. what a weekend it's going to be from chicago to detroit. st. louis to kansas city. enjoy that. the ryder cup taking place there in illinois. beautiful weekend. weekend weather. to southeast, that is the problem. i think boston, you may deal with showers on and off saturday and sunday along with coastal portions of new england. but the rest of the mid-atlantic should be just fine from new york to d.c. to philadelphia. and then by sunday, the heavy rain exits texas. the only problems areas is new orleans. you could deal with heavy rainfall. the bottom line for the weekend, doesn't look like anything is going to be a complete washout with the exception of texas and louisiana. >> if the yankees don't make the playoffs. that will be the ultimate washout. >> you're still doing all right. >> who's we? i'm an angels fan. >> you're not allowed. that's willy's rule. you have to be a yankee fan. >> willy's not here. >> that's true. >> and that was not an accidental transition because it is time for sports now. and we start in the league of professional referees. also kno
MSNBC
Sep 18, 2012 2:00am PDT
, that sox fan has been waiting a long time to see this game. we'll pick it up in the fifth. detroit up one. a grounder to short. perfect double play ball or so it seemed. omar infante air mailed the toss to first. in came two and chicago grabbed the lead. white sox increased their lead with a 5-4 win. the orioles inch closer to the yankees. the route was on. baltimore scored thee in the first, four in the second. they're just a half game back. the orioles are duking it out with the yankees. jacoby ellsbury left the yard in a hurry. red sox win it 5-2. tampa is falling fast. they're 5.5 back. that's your first look at sports. i'm fred rogan. >>> we check in with dylan dreyer watching the forecast. >> where it's cooler, you won't see sunshine. don't be discouraged in minneapolis where it's 44 degrees. we did have frost and freeze warnings earlier this morning. you'll see sunshine and temperatures back into the 60s. this is all the rain we're watching as we head into this afternoon. right now, it is producing some heavier thunderstorms with frequent lightning across the panhandle of fl
MSNBC
Sep 20, 2012 2:30am PDT
. heavier pockets of rain approaching the detroit area. it's not going to last long. most of the activity up in canada. sunshine across most of the country here in the northeast. another crystal clear day. it has that dry fall-like feel as fall gets kicked off on saturday. it's hard to believe. we are looking at chilly temperatures. northern new england had frost and freeze advisories. not much of a rebound near boston. 62 degrees. near washington, d.c., still seasonable. temperatures in the mid-70s. for the rest of the country, we are going to see temperatures staying mostly in the 70s across a good portion of the area exception the northern tooer of the united states stuck in the 60s today and tomorrow as we head into friday, the final day of the week. >> thanks so much. >>> tuesday night, the orioles outlasted the mariners. it lasted 18 innings. one night later, more extra innings. bottom of the ninth, tied at one. mariners trying to get something going. getting rob franklin. gutierrez. base hit. they go to extra innings. top of the 11th, same score. adam jones with a two-run
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